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Dark Chocolate Pistachio Fudge

Dark Chocolate Pistachio Fudge

Dark Chocolate Pistachio Fudge is a delicious holiday fudge recipe that is the perfect blend of salty and sweet. Perfect for all those dark chocolate lovers!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas, dark chocolate, fudge, holiday, pistachio
Prep Time 15 minutes
chill 2 hours
Servings 40


  • cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup margarine do not use butter
  • 1 can evaporated milk 5oz
  • 1 jar marshmallow cream 7oz
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Cup dark chocolate chips
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup shelled & chopped pistachios
  • ½ cup additional shelled & chopped pistachios for the top
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chunks roughly chopped for topping


  • Line a 9x13 glass pan with parchment & then spray lightly with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Combine 2 cups of the semi-sweet chocolate chips, 1 cup of the dark chocolate chips & vanilla in a mixer bowl. Set aside.
  • Heat sugar, margarine, evaporated milk & marshmallow cream in 3 qt. heavy saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the mixture boils. Boil for 5 full minutes- stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat. Pour into the mixer bowl - over the top of the chocolate chips.
  • Beat with the whip attachment in the mixer until it is smooth & looks like silk. (if you did not use premium chocolate- it will be grainy & watery)
  • Add in 1 cup of the chopped pistachios - mix until just mixed throughout.
  • Transfer to your prepared dish.
  • Top with remaining pistachios & chocolate chunks.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting & serving.


For the chocolate - use the best quality you can find - this makes all the difference in the world - Please do not use generic or low priced dark chocolate. It contains too many paraffins & fillers